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United States (US) President, Donald Trump, warned Iran on Wednesday of a “heavy price” if it or its allies in Iraq attack US troops stationed there.
Iran’s official coronavirus death toll reached 2,757 on Monday and the number of infections crossed 40,000, as President Hassan Rouhani’s political opponents slammed his response to the outbreak.
The novel coronavirus killed a top Iranian cleric Monday, the Islamic republic said as it reported yet another record high single-day death toll in one of the world’s worst-hit countries.
The Iranian Embassy in Seoul on Monday said Tehran “welcomes” international medical assistance to help fight the new coronavirus, amid shortages of medicine and other supplies stemming from crippling U.S. sanctions.
The United States on Tuesday called for Iran to release all American prisoners held in the country as the coronavirus outbreak reportedly spreads through its prisons.
Saudi Arabia imposed a temporary lockdown on Sunday on the eastern oil-producing province of Qatif, home to all 11 people in the kingdom who have tested positive for the coronavirus, and suspended all schools and universities nationwide.
Former Iranian deputy foreign minister Hussein Sheikholeslam has died after contracting the Covid-19 virus.
Iran on Thursday reported 15 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the national toll to 107, and said it would keep schools and universities closed until early April.
Iran said Monday that novel coronavirus had killed 12 more people in the Islamic republic, raising the country’s overall death toll to 66.
A member of a council that advises Iran’s supreme leader died today after falling sick from the new coronavirus, state radio reported, becoming the first top official to succumb to the illness that is affecting members of the Islamic Republic’s leadership.
Many Iranians, battered by economic sanctions, political turmoil and the lingering threat of military conflict, say they are in no mood to vote in general elections this week.
The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant, the first in the Arab world, hailing it as a “historic moment”.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
The United States Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and several subsidiaries, accusing the company of a brazen scheme to steal trade secrets from competitors in America, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
“It is unbearable for the United States to accept the victory of a great nation and that a superpower has been driven out of this land,” Rouhani told a rally in Tehran marking the anniversary of the ouster of the shah and establishment of the Islamic republic in 1979.
The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.
The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.
With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.
Billionaire businessman and one of Africa’s richest entrepreneurs, Mike Adenuga, on Monday, announced a donation of N1.5 billion to the initiatives to combat coronavirus in Nigeria.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has directed that the taskforce for containment of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Akwa Ibom State be trained and equipped to undertake its critical task, as the state commences a week long lockdown.
The Dutch government has recalled over half a million face masks it imported from China after discovering that they were faulty.
Lagos State Government, on Thursday, discharged 11 more patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, Yaba, after being tested negative twice for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been allowed to return home to their families.
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the Captian Dafieko Sama Foundation, on Friday, said it will be distributing safety kits such as hand gloves, hand sanitizers and face masks to residents of Lagos and Delta States to prevent the spread of the virus.